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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 

JQL» NATIONAL PARK 



File No. H3 



MONTHLY REPORT 
November, 192 9 . 



IMPORTANT 

This file constitutes a part of the official records of the 
falional Park Service and should not be separated or papers 
withdrawn without express authority of the official in charge. 

All Files should be returned promptly to the File Room. 

Officials and employees will be held responsible for failure 
observe these rules, which arc necessary to protect the integ- 
fty of the official records. 

STEPHEN T. MATHER, 
6-7410 Director. 



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At following is ay report am the activities of the national 
I'M* Jerri oe la Yellows tan© Suttoml fork darlnr tiki stanch of Berenber, 
1929* 

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anther conditions wars excellent durint' the nonth of Wowa^sbsf 
and considerable wo* was otrriea cm. Won at ths end of tht ssmth ths 
road to Old 3nithful and to est Yellowstone mo passable, as was also 
the road to Canyon. Jho ro&ds in tho park ted Tory little sasw on than, 
and it ana possible to keep ths crave at work until rmther lata in tha 
month, .. arsw for the Hotel Oompeny worked at Old l&lthfnl daring tha 
entire month. 



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UP - atafrun of vps* 

:Tn first tan daya of tha month wars spent toy the ^xsjrintendent 
on & trip to the props-end -ullown Kattanal In* In Oregon. Is r* tamed on 
ths 10th sf tha smith and was again assent from the 17th to the 2 let, 
an t e ndi ng tha and* asnshsrs* Assoc I ti on nesting at Billing, Joettana. 
Ths Superintendent left ths park on November 50th for Denver, where he 
will ante his headquarters during the winter* 



Tils clerk ttu-garet Jtasleson left the pert: on Sevsraber 23rd for 
tns sjsnths* leave of absence, and on tho 25th ?empoxnry Olerk, Ifargaret 
Jasin, loft ths park, so that our elsrioal fores was out to a nininura. 



Hr, 5uy »• ttwards, who is to aseussi ths position of assistant 
so so rasatsd by Br* 3aun, arrived in the pa* an the 25th 



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win Gardiner, oat loan liioo until the 30th, whan ho loft tU fast 
YalloTOtone for 3an Ffcaneisoo. Xirlng kit stay la the parte he an* 
able to rake ft trip to Old Faithful ant Canyon *ia Borria. Also* ho 
fta?aaiatad with conditions around headquarters aafl with eoas 



Aafttctaat Superintendent Daw was on lave of el 
for oorontl 4*3* duriae tho month and eeistanfc to tho Superintendent 
Joffe oao ctini; japarlnteateat • 

120 • Paifc inspections by 

121 - Jure r intend en t 

Ob October 30th 3aperintenacot Toll loft far an inspection of 
tho pxopeeed fallow* getieaal SAtk in Orejen and did not return until 
tho OToaittg of tho I0th« Oa tho wreatnc of tho 11th ho wont to 
Llvlngetoa, Ben tana » with Chi of Jieagar Baggloy, aat oa tho 12th attended 
a aaoting of gone officials at the post off ice building in Lirlntaten, 
returning; to handiiaortors that evening. Oa tho 13th t in eaapaay with 
» esistaat *ip*rintendent Dana, Chief XaadaOEps , rchlteot Vint, Chiof 
Itiaur tegafley an* Bealdent ^a^lneer Lord, a trip ma node to Old 
Ihlthful and est Yellawtone. Oa tho l?«i Superintendent Sail woat 
ay oar to Billing, Montana, to attend ft anetlag of tho >ade taneters* 
Association and returned to tho pa* oa tho owaatag of tho 21ot, Oa 
tho aanlar. of tho 25th ^periateadSBt fall woat to Uviaartoa by oar 
to aoot Ur* :uy fc Sdearde, returning tho omao ewsnlnc, Tho following 
dfty § fteweaser acta* a trip oao aado to Old i&lthful with Mr* Dena, 
Chiof Clartc Hundley, Chiof Banger Baagloy aat 8r« i^twarde, aai oa tho 
rotara trip to aaaooti a visit wao aado to Canyon, aolac tho Xarrie 
out-off. Oa tho afternoon of tho 27th* ia aioayany with Hrt Buna, ■>• 
atoardo, Mr* Bac&ley aat Sr. Joffo, a trip wao aaio to tho nine ai lo 
poot on the Sower rails road# ftt thia point tho read wao blocked oa 
account of anew aat it wao noneeaary to tarn hack to headquarters* Oa 
tha aftoraooa of tho 29th, la aoaaaay with *2r. Dona, las Hwarto and 
Mr. Bagglay a trip wao aado to Sardiner to look over tho hridjfre olto 
aat amsn conditions* Supnrin tend out Toll loft ria Oardlner an tho 
anrnlnc of tho 50th far Beaver, latere ho will amko his headquarters 
this viator* 

123 - gatlonal iiark ervice officers 

Chief Laadoeapi jrahitaet ii ta Vint entered tho paik at 
Qarainar on Serenber 10th aid remitted until tho 17th, whoa ho loft ria 
Jest Yellowstone* curiae his etay la tho park trips wore aado to old 
lal thiol, Cardlner and la the vicinity of Haaeoth. 

I27 - Other .QffaaHae 

Mr, V. Um Bonn, aeei^nei to spool* 1 lnvesti@&tioa work oa tho 
park wild Ufa, spent tho aaath oa lnwooti gallons and oa offioo and 
Ubomtsry work, 

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11 ©onstroot ion, heavy minteneaoe and roadside eleanap 
curtailed ob the sdddle of the month, aotlrltles &t that ti»s coneiet- 
las of ©rsw© voatim; et Old ?ulthfal t 9onntaln Paint Bet© and B oo r or Lake* 



loodsldo ofcsnop between ledtson Junction end Old 3k lth- 
fal w&s eaoploted ©boot th* 12th of th© <eonth an* this poo Joe t 007 00 
oogoidorod closed* 

Construction on tho no* locution* no&r the fl-ro mile 
post on the &tdl©on~ set Tellowstans rood and the oaln road at Old 
Faithful wore praotiodly finished, requiring only a eeoll anoomt of 
in the oprtng te tolas ©ore of settlement ool sons earlhelng* 



Ob too Wodlsoo Old JnitSful project, rich* of way ©le&iv 
Ins we* eenpletod 00 ttas Fountain :«lnt > ©ts ©oetion and for th© most part 
em tho section at the sad of the Foantaln rt&u «bout fear hondred yards 
of *mtert&l ^ao soared by the ©team ehewsl on this e set Ion ao well but 
extremely sold weather end froot conditions tqeothar x-iifc the poor 
oomdition of oar truck* an! other hoary eonipMBt, after a bard s s a a on 
on the Qall&tln, node it arpsar advisable te ©less down work on those 
soot tons ant 11 spring • 



Tm ©row at Beaver I^ko eoonlotod all veadoide eleoanp 
on the Jfessseth-Serris projeot and all heavy right of way ©tearing for 
fm the eeventeen nils post t© ObsMlam Cliff. 



On the l8th a ©row una organised at 'smooth to leeen- 
atraot the road at the itsnomth Led^e. All of this pretest consists of 
fill , ant to obtain oeterial it van dooldod to demolish the ©hi root 
cellar near oho lfcea©>th-To*er Sails Jametiog ant the abandoned eonovoto 
flame near the J44ge* :Mi von: woo Ions with tho rie steers ehswel an* 
tho natorial so obtained will p to vide ©boot a third of tho ne oeoonr y fill* 

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Jtoaonoor lagfO See vno* of this departs*** eenoiotod 
ilaly of sovhitsnonse of bulk is©* at hoadqoartors* 



golntlni, •^aartoen t t lointlm: an» paowrlnp woo done in 
ooreral of tie qcartors at kawroth. 

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neenl sjahHsiiaooo and repair of oeoor ao! v*,ter systons at Msjs o a tti. 



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frotsetiea />eparta*at activities for the math have 
■is ted aainly of foot aid aounted patrols for the protection of wild 
lifo and prevention of trespass by hunters an park loads* other duties 
ware the i nwrtij tad capturing of the buffalo during tho fore an* of 
the month, the slaa ^torlae and shlp$Sag of aaaa 9 eat otter special 
at the Buffalo itoneh which required additional help* -he speoiai 
patrol la the Upper Tellers tone was oonoludod on Sovembar 13. 
inoe that time angers hare boon kept easy alaag she north boundary 
of tho parte as tho el* have been ooatnc aut einoe go was w 2$« Bangers 
In the Seohler litror district haw boon patrolling that portion of tho 
park alaag tho Idaho lino* *11 haatlan areas oa lands adjacent to tho 
pane are closed excepting tho Idaho eldo vhari oik hunting will bo re- 
mitted until asasabsr 15 and oa tho north side where oik huntint; will 
bo poraittod antll flensabsr 20* anas eoadi tlons a Ion tho northern 
boundary poralt tho use of actor and horse transportation and zvaasbly 
will remain open antll the close of tho huntlnr season* 

470 - Aalanls 

lid anlcfcl life Is soaoahat different than fills month a 
year ago* The su^ly of forego Is very much shorter* atthongh tho 
snowfall throughout the park is soaoahat leas than this month a yeti* 
af.'O* Tho elk, door and sheep are to bo found at a aaoh lower altitude 
than Oa previous year* 

JjUci Tho slk drift this ?oar started .aptomhur 4 and 5 froa 
tho hlf'h sasaar raares <&ad has continued at soaashat irregular intervals 
to Soveabar 29 ahoa tho oik first started to leave the park near Oardinar* 
Largs sands of elk were observed In the flsllroarinc district, faaap 'alls 
end Laser Valley until Sovmsber 2& when they started drifting to lower 
country. ;lnoe the first asall band left the paik on Kovenbar 29 they 
bare continued to asrs dean and froa 10 to 200 elk Iobvo tho past each 
day* so a tteapt has boon aada to secure a aoaat of tho ont ire northern 
hard* Oovarrer, a fov rangers have turned In accounts for their districts. 
Those are sated as follows* Hellroarlne ictrlot 1240, lough Creek $Go 9 
.r '/allay l6oO t ?ower tfalls ani vicinity < n 4)0» lusters oa petrol 
the vast side of the park report seeing oik on aaaoroue 



She northern herd of elk soeea to bo la vary aaoh better 
condition than they wars a year sen* Altheui-h the ferae? is soaoahat 
leas than this tine last juar tho past saaaor has booa unusually (*od end 
this .. ith mo mild sinter of I92B end 1«29 probably aooouat® for their 
condition at tho piessnt time. Jhonld heavy saoas coao all available 
natural forage will bo eaaplotely oovered, oad it will bo a oaoe of 
feeding unless ths satire hard drifts to a aaoh lover mage. 



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.iatelopc t I wa views count this season ehew* 410 anlnul* - 22 
outside ths i^artt na r the fesss i-rsaervation *aeh and 5»8 la the *ioini ty 
of .ar-.tincr inside the paxfc* «ve bcUevo ttvt there aw over 500 uufta&ls 
In ths antelope herd, and as soon as ths huntij* season is ever en the 
north olds we will attesq* to secure a sore accurate oount* as ye* no 
losses of antalop* have occurred and herd oondltioas are Tory nod. 
"here is a elicit shorta^s of feed inside the pa* for antelope bat we 
are trying to hold then la the park until the olose of the hunting 



■jhesp t 3» count of sheep token fleveafeer 17 shows 45 aainale 
in ths 1 icinlty of UU werte end QasM tear Oiaayen* fhe entire herd of 
sheep appears to be in very »ooh better cendi Uon then they were a year 
ago* One year eoo the sheep showed aloie of scabies, their coats being 
spotted and dirty* Shis year aU sheep observed haws enooth, shiny osefts 
and appear to be healthy in every respect* ajorts fron other parts of 
the perk are that the sheep in ths vicinity of Sit* Harris bare not left 
their etaessr rangB.lfo sheep have beem reported in the Hallroarln& -i strict 
an yet* ?he ll*ht snowfall and oew&cr&tively open winter is probably 
responsible for this fact. Shove is no doubt that these sheep will be 
as soon ae heavier snore 



apart A band of 100 deer are reported on the Gent I reservation 
Bench in late Bonnier* Peroral enaller bands hare been noted 1 wis sen 
Msmoth and Gardiner* the usual nuaber was reported fron Kettroariai;, 
Sewer tf&lls aM other parts of the p&tk* XI doer obserred were in 
good condition. Shore has been 6 illegal kills in the vicinity of 
Gardiner since B ov ewbw 15 # Shone were kills! by elk hunters* rreete 
were sade but the evldene* was not sufficient to convict the offender* 

jgoses The r&ntar at -ylvan i&ss reports seal a moss ahsost 
daily* Beports frosj horofiare are that there are about 90 noose between 
the head of Late Yellowstone «ad the south boundary of the park* tieose 
are frequently observed along ths north line* especially in the lough 
Creek anl HellrouilnK country* 

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doriaj; the aenth* Black and brown bears have evidently gone into hiberna- 
tion as nemo have been reported sines early November. 



Bears ■crissly i 2ha last available report on ;xiselies shewed 
that one or two were still out on Sovenber 23* However v none have boon 
reported since that date* Boreal th is anted t ted a table showing kills 
of sans) aataals on the hunting areas adjoining the park.* It is shown 
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Buffalo - Ltasar ftlror gardi 'She greater portion of the hard 
Is in the Laoar Vallay la tho rksinity of the Bnffalo Tanoh an* the north 
elapse of specimen "i ge* The annual fall roundup aa conducted" from 
gO To a eor 5 to 19 Inclusive At that tlrno the anew waa vary li#ii an 
the ranch and It ma rather a pnsblon to gat the buffalo Into the 
oorr&le at the ranch. Soreral ntagcrc aara detailed to help with the 
durln the early part of riovetsher. ■ total of 12$ anlaals 
op &n£ disposed of* 2hey were diepoeed of aa follow* i 



To J* ?• ^hlta, est tellowetene, Wanton, , for slaughtering - 4& 

/imianls disposed of other than for slaughtering, on authority 
of the aohlngton Office t 



^ing 3cn lunch at Boaemen, for etooklnt* purpoeee m 33 
ahippoJ to mnone individuals and panes throorhout 
the country - 44 

waa a loaa of 7 animals aarinr the innndnji ant shipping open t Sens. 
They are noted aa folloflsi 

2 ©owe wore lest, their <laath being doe to nwneiul ■ aa later 
anamination revealed. 

2 holla wore loot* their death being dao to aoeidente in Chipping 
aratoa* One animal ana crippled and later died* One outlaw *** destroyed 
at the much* and one of then killed for Hr* hlte aas found to ho un- 
eultable for aale and aaa replaced with another talmal. fflble makes a 
total of 130 animals in all which wore disposed of this year* 

Predatory ^ninala t 42 coyotoa wore doatroyed dnrinr, the month* 
1 a total to date of 64, as oon^arod with 119 at the dose of 
lent year* Bangers thmasjsgat tin entire park report a aoaroity 
of ooyotee* Just what thia shortage of coyotoa la due to wo are aa yet 
unable to determine. Althonfh the tomonally li^ht onew oonditlona nay 
here sane bearing on it it la inters etlnr to note that In 1923 only 33 
killed prior to Po ocw a or let* 




mkbi in precroas at the Bnff&lo anion hefore and since the annual 
roundup, rhln haa oonaiated principally of buffalo feed! leannp work* 

eare of stock and repair and eniatenanoe of eqaipnent* 



Cm, Rorember 24 the forte berries horses wore moved to lough 
2reck ant feeding waa atarted at Slouch reek on Woveaber 25* The 
is at ilonch Crook and la onrlnc for the home* at the 



d ean IreeonraUon ^nohi So wild animal feeding haa taken 
plana at the G&se reservation -;aach aa the enow conditions in that 
vicinity oaken it onneoeeeary* Only one crop of hay waa out on the 



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Pre Miration Ranch this year* ?hue th© reeultinf; second growth 
of hay Is pwvldiag an abundance of available foragt for tho deer aal 
elk that ere mi tho reach, end It will probably not bo neoeeoary to 
food before oar 37 February. 

480 - totural 



Tbo Observations at tho end of thio month ehcvr no instances 
of increase of activity aal a Jew instances of decrease* *?h« following 
springe shew * slight deereaee in actirityt Minarva, Hyson, aai Sorrow 
Oaags* Bine 3prlnt? has been variable in its action thisrmoath, bat at 
present lo at about tbo mm condition it was a month ago* Old nrel 
Terr&oe otill shows oo eigne of activity, ehlle Jupiter, How Highland, 
Bow *&&&, aai Orange 3princ; aro f law fag at tho satae de^rse of activity 
that they bare shown for eenreral wont ho. Sir tsmsureneats node for 
tho Geephyeioal Laboratory show a sllfths dooroaeo in tho anount of on tor 
costing frow Jupiter ?srrs*eo. but this condition la wot visible to tho 
oyo of tho obeerver* 

500 - lloo of parte facilitioo ba tho public 

1 though tbo road to 3tst Tel lose tone was open oaring tho 
satire snath* r*ry little travel *ent through tho park ao there was 
a Feasibility of jotting etesk on account of ths snow* She trarol 
through tho pa* wao diooooragod on account of snow conditions* 

510 - Iwow or Poej-saso , of 3reral 

Head conditions throughout tho park have boon snwormlly 
favorable throughout tho sjost of tho snath* J*sl stent Juparintendent 
>nm and Chief Rancor Baggley wado tbo Loop on Sovember 20 wia Old 
Faithful, *st Tbnaib end Canyon* A *s* mm aloe driven to Snake aver 
on novowbor 14* rhe lake rua&ere on thoir regular Monthly patrol v*ere 
picked ap by a oar 5 miles from Oanyen. Bo /over, tho road through, 
snydsn valley has been closed oinos Wovesaer Slot* Tho rangers on duty 
at Old faithful and Riverside aro still uslar thoir cars between est 
Yellowstone* Old Faithful and ttaoaotb* All approaoboo to tho p ik 
ezooptini; the south aro open to truvel to the peak lino* iva oooaoloaal 
oar io otill traveling froa Livingston to oh ton via Uaoaoth oad Vest 
Te Hove tone* :» trance travel for the month ie reported ao follows i 



Eorth - ears l£>9i visitors 37<2 
sot - ours 60| vl iters 210 
^otal oars 22$ J Yieitore 5^2 
iTie preeediac travel to Josss n. es let of this year ooneiots of 3301 
visitors truvel in. la 1121 oars, ao cesnmred with 2647 visitors travel in*. 
in 558 care ot tho close of 'Jsjcember 1928 and 1842 vial to r» traveling in 
655 euro at the close of Hovenber 19*27* 



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521 - In the i ark 

The follow in; Ss submitted by I3r. len Jefferson. 
:;ete role*; let, showine; weather conditions at Uemsoth Hot Sprlssjoi 



fm?®L3U2C£t Mean 23«2°t aorml 2$«3 • Lowoat mesa 
sinoe 191% «"■» as la Bovei&er 1916 sad 1$19» Bo lower mean 
temperature sino* 19II when a mesa of 21 •2" was recorded. Highest 

45°, lowest -12°, 5th and 21st, joopootlraly. 



*mm*i*h'n<mt Total 0*86, normal ioS 

fall 9*8 laches, aormal 11*0 inches. 3new la measurable amount f 
eeoarred on 6 days, raia on one day* Shore v«ro $ das* with 0*01 
inoh, or im, of pareeiplta ttocu 



L"3PKJHnr>:» Total boars 14?* possible 287, arer&gs amount 
for this month 12$ hour?. There woro * eloar days* 5 partly cloudy, 



17 cloudy, formal o nditieas 7 clewa*, 10 partly cloudy, 13 cloudy. 

-IBDi *,Terage voloolty t>«0 mlloo par hour. irevulllag 
direction aoftthwest, bluest voloolty 53 miloo psr hoar on tho 4th* 
Bftad iwssmi iwt was generally lisM with a low days hasting strong winds. 



Creriee 



Gallatin 
Hollroarlac 



It ar side 

^nafce River 
Jiylwan Paso 



I 

13 


I928 

1 


1 

4 


20 


11 


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2 

10 


2 


20 


22 


8 


23 


10 


6 


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12 


H 


14 

23 


J 


13 

15 

5 



*ewsr falls 
Oppor .-louffc 

old :^ithfol 

Other oaow depths are noted as follows* t-ewis irer dvide 2$, Cascade 12. 
*st*r Orsek 9, six Mils Poet frost 3nefce Hirer 13. Karris a&aysn Divide 15. 
Hirer 10. 



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Hospital and asdlsal t;orrloo 

Jr. Sniers, the resident physician, wporta $9 office calls 
and 3t) Ti«ltr dorlnc the 

Oturoh SerrlCM 



Rer» Webster II. Clonmt, ^llsh Intherunt once the erening of Ta 

12, by Her. Otto . Fenath, imthodlett ana one* the ereotas 



of Gonday, Borenber 17, by Her. Lewis D. Smith, pcstor of the 
pisoopal church in Lirfc*;ston. 



The postal sorrlee ens en the usual winter basis. 

.'. asl stent Postnaster . i ikrshwaa away em annual leave in 



Herewith Is eopy of a statement recently wade up to oarer the 
aetlvltiea of the firs postal stations maintained In the ixtik darim? 
the touriet season* irfcit comparisons S»r l^B and 19^. 31e mi 
aede to iodic- te the needs of the toaka serrloc in the t*e seasons 
corer*<i, and what amy be expected with increased tr. vel, 

1 ton 1 ** ,i| * 

the local chapter of the Isaalc mi torn League held a demos in 
the canteen buildlnr on the night of B O vec to r 23rd, and althsmim there 
wae not a largo crowd In attendance, ereryone there seamed to hare a 
ood time* 

Banner Bnentns ti on 

fits secretary of the local Civil irvlce Board conducted am 
exaadnattoa, for the position of S*ark Ttunear, an Bonenftur 30th, end 
there ens one pereon present to take the exa sanation, vherems It 
originally intended that elx were to report for the enaimmatiem* 

Tory truly yours, 



B. A* Handle?. 
aBB Acting Sfcnmrint endent . 



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UNITED STATES 

DEPARTMENT OF I HE INTERIOR 

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 

REPORT OF PARK REVENUES 

National Park for the Month of WQX^M.%9?!9. 



This Last 

Year Year 



irk revenue on hand beginning cf month one 

reived . . .'5t3K*? MJM» 

Total *5#502.08 i^7»72 



emitted 

i hand close of month, 



umM usmrn 



irk revenues received this year to date ^175i7^ r 

irk revenues received last year to date • t% t B«286»G: 

Increase , . . &_22^ £}$aQGL 

Percent of increase * 



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8J.6D OJ - *IB8^ eidj b9VX909T 89Un9V9T jf'lfl 
9J"£f) 0,t 1.69\C Jafil t)9Vi908T 89Jjn9V9"l 

.ae&eioal 
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10-163 

UNITED STATES 

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 

"ELECTRICITY GENERATED, SOLD, USED, ETC 

Mfltinnal ParV fnr + V10 M^n+/h nf 



National Park for the Month of 





This This | Last Increase for 

| This J Travel | Month Travel Travel Year 

I Month i Year Last Year 



| To Date | Year To Date Number Percent 

burrent generated, 6*3$0.O 33*&7&»3 5^0.0 3W?0.0 -*S&»«0 «• 

Bold to park operators, . . . 9#»8 fetf.l &&•! &&* -3»855»5 -* 

Sold to others, 

furnished to other Governmental 
agencies, 

Jsed by National Park Service, „ ««^-» „ * 

lost in transit, etc., . . . 6o8htf ^SP* W%* ^77337>4 __ggg_*A_. _ _ 



Total current generated, 



61350.0 351670.0 5teo.o 370470.0 18600.0 



Amount receivable from the sale of electricity, ..,,,,... $ 3^*34-- 



. 



Indicated by K. W. H. 






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0-159 



UNITED STATES 

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 

NATIONAL PARK SERViCE 



STATUS OF PERSONNEL 



National Park for the Month of * w .^ w .: 4n .. A > : " 

This This Month 

Month Last Year 



lumber of employees beginning of month . Ff. 7^ 

umber of additions .„ .„. 

Total 70 

umber of separations 



umber of employees close of month . 



1 2 

76 68 



umber of promotions during month. , . . 



ggregate amount of annual leave taken .I»2 .147 

ggregate amount of sick leave taken 39 

kgregate amount of leave without pay 3&. 



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3DiVfl38 XHAS JAHOITAH 

j3nnoa«as to sutats 
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0-162 



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UNITED STATES 

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 

REPORT OF rELEPHONE AHD TEL, H BUSINESS 

Nat " "i Park for the Month of 



1929 



i This 
This Month Incre i 
Month ! , t Year I I Increasi 



jOCA^BUSINESS 

pies of ci.rcuit maintained . 
p. of telep] is connected - 
to. of measured service calls 
)o . of other local calls. 
'otal No. of \oca] calls, 
'eak load in calls per day. . 



528 
160 

5453 
258 



498 
151 



30 
9 



•06 
•059 



254 



795 
4 



pceipts from measured service calls 
pceipts from coin boxes . ■ ■ 
Receipts from telephone renta] 

T0TA] receipts 



pN G DISTANCE BUS: 

0. Outbound call 
o. Inbound calls 



H 



53 

70 



2 



TOTAL LONG DISTANCE CALLS 



12 -1 

Afe9ifA#&Mti*«?9«He accra*« to tni Mountain 3t»tM SULtpfetat * MUgm* Co.) 



load in call iay . . . 

leeipts from Long r business 



U 

166 «95 



ps sages via Western Union. 
Issagds via. . . .... 

TOTAL MESSAGES 



leeipts from telegraph business. . 

;' money I sages . , 

o. of money transfer receipts . . 



DIAL RECEIPT J TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH DEPT- 



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UNITED STATES 

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 



rmarnxmsi 



TRAVEL REFORT 



National Park for the Month of 



lormn, 1929 



This 
Month 



This 
Travel 

Year 
To Date 



This 
Month 
Last 
year 



Last 
Travel 

Year 
To Date 



Increase for . 
Travel Year 



Number Percent 



PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION; 



Cars first entry 
Cars reentry 



Motorcycles 

Total motor vehicles 



Persons entering via motor 
vehicles 



Persons entering via other 
private transportation ... 



Total persons entering via 
private transportation ... 



DTHER TRANSPORTATION: 



Persons entering via stages .. 
Persons entering via trains .. 
persons entering otherwise .... 

Total other transportation.. 

GRAND TOTAL ALL VISITORS .... 



22) 



229 



997 

124 





507 



36 
3 



^_2_ 



1121 



m 



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3301 



907 



2647 



654 



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In 



10 
71 






It 



.omobiles in public camps during month 
ipere in public camps during month 



This 
Year 



Last 
Year 



Increase 



Number Percent 



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Ww contr&ot poatal ettiUono w*tf* ootafelUhoa offeotiva *b&* 1' , 
1925, at Ola iVUhful, L**o OatHt, .'loalng isridLg*, 3*«pn Junction, and owcr 
Junction. ?hsy «we ran &a contract station* sL***or Of l^if., wri cloaad &t the 
oloa* of th* tourist umiOTii .apt. 19, 1 ■ 

Hwr of then wore rooponod urn contract st&Uono for iim turner of 
1929, n^aaly Ufco Cutlet, ilthlr^ Sri*..; a, Oaftyoa, «ad Vomot jfell • old Atithfu] 
Postal -rtbtton 4id a eafnolantly iio^yy baa luces tbo firot se*eon to whrvwut 
mJcin it .: ilMeflttlel at;, t ion, -a- it, MM MR Ml wwIi ieWftal M* MMM of tjK$a 

*h« following statistics a aho»int etteiae#s fct these five postal 
stations for the t?#o rttrsaera time tftey &.»▼• Ve*n In operation, ta&y serve &s * 
teals for farther ia(pwvs«ants In t&e *oet&l Jerries lit rsilosoums i^ark» 



TTTTTTT 



SOON 1928 

1929 



mrsi msma isansot 
1928 

1929 
■ur oaxwas e»i$i 
Mi 

1929 

IWlWWal MM II IMN 
1928 
1929 

1928 
1929 

OattOkllY .'.VIC! &■■< J-.TC?t 

(sst fasts*} 1928 
1929 

SUM* 3 COS* 0? sunm 9 
IV * '1. 33? 8X331 

192fi 

19^9 

-i - f §m 

tho pried Jane 19 to 'opt. 
19,b&ssd on fcotanl nt&tie-j 
tlea, I929 t 

(1928 for cerreftpoedk&ag t 
porlod not ov&il&bls, foot 1 
protefoly iiVoot 12$ lota) I 



"SET 

Pal tnfo 1 . 



7,854^0 
1209 



59 



350 
479 

90c 

1350 



100.00 
1310.95 



2179 



S0X*L P*3f !&UTlLt 

1928- 2 50,984 

1929— 260 t &97(12fcS Inc.) 



1928 
1929 



1,40b 

1.4*4 



Outlet. 



#ft*24 

ui6.ai 



3S1 
591 



051 



1200 

1200 



150.00 

£00 .00 



1236 



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FlaMnfe t Ufeiiyou 



li.75.0c 



ft 045.24 



10 
1 

4 1 
10 t 

1 

2U t 
**o6 1 

91 • 

102 t 
1 

■JoO 1 
bOO 1 

1 
• 



470 

520 



•£50«00 
200.0C 



w. 



200.00 



1^79 



Tower 
Hal la 




47 
MO 



2 



41 

99 

90 



•f)0.00 

260.00 



^47 



w. ■ * 3 



110 

802 



ioell tiona i 

6 .. . WUTIOX 

Ho dlap&toh in 192# l,40b,100 

154.880 1.569.M2